Health Functional Foods Act (Act No.15706)

Health Functional Foods Act (Act No.15706)

Basic Information
  • Translated By:MFDS
  • Release Date:Jun 12, 2018
    Implement Date:Jun 12, 2018
  • Pages:61
    Format:Electronic Edition (Adobe PDF)
  • Created on:Apr 24, 2020
    Last Updated On:Apr 24, 2020

This act is applicable to all kinds of health functional foods in South Korea. 

Note: This translation was published by the National Law Information Center. This document should only be used as a reference for understanding South Korean regulations and in case of any discrepancy between the English and South Korean version the original  version shall prevail. This is not the latest version. If you need a current version, please contact


This act includes the information of terminology and definition of health food, business types and facility standards, permission for business, reporting, criteria and standards, recognition of raw materials, label, advertisement, inspection, good manufacturing practice regulation, etc.